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Portugal extended validity of migrant documents & visas until 2025


Portugal has extended the validity of documents and visas for immigrants by one year until June 30, 2025. To tackle the massive migrant regularization backlog, the authorities in Portugal have introduced a number of measures. Recently, the Integration, Migration and Asylum Agency (AIMA) revealed that Portugal has a total of 410,000 pending immigration cases.

Apart from this, the government also created a mission structure for recovery of pending processes. The Portuguese government has approved a decree-law assigning the mission of actively attracting refugees to the Agency for Integration, Migration and Asylum (AIMA). Maintaining and valuing the Migration Observatory as an institution of these government agencies.

The Government of Portugal also approved a resolution setting up a mission structure to revive the pending process at AIMA. According to a report, which will be responsible for analyzing and deciding the pending process of regularization of foreign nationals.

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Portugal’s government also approved a resolution that creates a Mission Structure for the Recovery of Pending Processes at AIMA, which will be responsible for analyzing and deciding pending processes for the regularization of foreign nationals, according to a report from Portugal News.

The mission structure will operate until June 2, 2025, and will have up to 300 people dedicated to both administrative processing of cases and assistance to applicants. Agency for Integration, Migration and Asylum (AIMA)

How many immigration cases are pending in Portugal?

Recently, the president of the Agency for Integration, Migration and Asylum (AIMA), Luis Guz Pinheiro, said that Portugal has a total of 410,000 pending migrant cases. He pledged to move more than 400,000 pending cases by next summer.

To deal with the situation, Panheiro said the migration agency would hire more than 100 employees. However, the number is not enough to meet the requirements.

How many international residents lived in Portugal in 2023?

Earlier this month, the Portuguese Agency for Integration, Migration and Asylum (AIMA) revealed that more than one million internationals lived in Portugal last year. AIMA noted that this number was the highest ever registered, with a 130% increase compared to 2022 figures.

A report by Diario de Noticias revealed that a total of 392,000 more people obtained residence permits last year compared to 2022 figures.


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